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Rich Lowry: The military vs. tobacco products

Rich-Lowry_C.jpg We are losing a war in Iraq and Syria, the military is shrinking dangerously as global threats are growing, and yet the Pentagon is mustering its forces against tobacco products

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Jonah Goldberg: Ebola less scary than 'Contagion,' or is it?

jonah-goldberg.jpg While disposing of a body in a mass grave, one man in a hazmat suit turns to another and asks, "When did we run out of body bags?"

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Robert B. Reich: American higher education skewed toward elite private universities

robert-reich-c.jpg Imagine a system of college education supported by high and growing government spending on elite private universities that mainly educate children of the wealthy and upper-middle class, with low and declining government spending on public universities that educate large numbers of children from the working class and the poor.

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Froma Harrop: Castrating conservative principles in Iowa

FromaHarrop2013-c.jpg There exists a government boondoggle that offends conservatives, liberals, environmentalists, oil refiners, cattle ranchers and taxpayers alike. It's not easy to get that kind of Kumbaya going, but the corn-based ethanol program has done it.

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Mark Shields: Truly right from the start

In September 2002, before the Bush administration got its green light from a supine Congress and a full six months before the United States would actually invade Iraq, he wrote in The Washington Post, confronting directly the "neoconservatives that began beating the war drums on Iraq before the dust had even settled on the World Trade Center" and wisely warning that "the issue before us is not simply whether the United States should end the regime of Saddam Hussein, but whether we as a nation are prepared to physically occupy territory in the Middle East for the next 30 to 50 years."

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Kathleen Parker: Words to the wise

kathleenparker-c.jpg WASHINGTON -- Words have a way of seeping into our vocabulary and, through overuse or distortion, soon begin to lose their meaning.

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Diane Dimond: Attorney general's resignation - suspicious timing

Dimond-Diane-color.jpg When someone decides to retire, they tell the boss and within a few weeks there's a party, maybe a gold watch, and they're gone.

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Leonard Pitts Jr.: U.S. citizens have a right to protest, even in Ferguson, Mo.

leonard-pitts.jpg Last week, a federal judge told us what we already knew.

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Robert B. Reich: Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off

robert-reich-c.jpg According to a new federal database put online last week, pharmaceutical companies and device makers paid doctors some $380 million in speaking and consulting fees over a five-month period in 2013.

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Linda Chavez: No wonder no one trusts us

Chavez-Linda.jpg It should come as no surprise that Turkey so far refuses to put boots on the ground to fight the ISIS takeover of Kobane, a beseiged Kurdish town across Turkey's border with Syria. While there is much to criticize about our erstwhile NATO ally's government, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has clearly made a calculation that he can't trust the United States -- or more accurately, that he can't trust this administration. And why should he?

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